{Eco-Tutorial} Falling for Fall: Leaf Garland

Fall foliage

There’s something that soothes the senses about autumn. The cooling temperatures, cozy fashions, stunning colors and earthy smells make you wish this transient season would never come to an end. Though we can’t prolong these beautiful fall days – we can bring a touch of them indoors with some foraging and clever eco-friendly crafting. Try this […]

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{Eco-Tutorial} Homemade Caramel Apples

Boiling water and sugar.

There’s nothing that beckons the dawn of fall like crisp yet rich caramel apples. The moment I see them hit the grocery store end caps I know that autumn is in full swing. If you’re an addict like me, try your hand at this simple recipe that will not only give you the freshest results […]

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[Eco-Tutorial] DIY Deodorant

Over the years I’ve tried every natural deodorant imaginable….Tom’s, Jason, Dr. Hauschka, Burt’s Bees, Lush, crystals, lotions, and good ole’ soap. All left me either stinky and slimy, or red and rashy. Determined to win the battle, I began to scour the internet to find an effective DIY Deodorant recipe. After two failed attempts using Essential […]

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{Eco Tutorial} Labor Day Craft Party

Craft Party

If you’re looking for a fun twist for your upcoming Labor Day soiree then you’re reading the perfect post! Rather than bringing friends over for the typical lunch and loitering, put those pals to work and teach them how to get crafty with an eco-friendly spin. Make the most of your guests’ day by planning […]

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{Eco-Tutorial} Homemade Popsicles for Pooches

Homemade Pooch Popsicles

If your dogs are anything like mine they love rolling and romping through the summer heat. And while we already know how important it is to keep our furry friends hydrated on warm sticky days – what’s some summer sun without tasty frozen treats?! To give your canine a yummy snack that will cool them […]

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{Eco-Tutorial} Blush & Flush: Natural Cheek & Lip Stain

Natural Cheek & Lip Stain: Ingredients

There are many secrets cosmetic companies intentionally keep from consumers. Thousands of toxic chemicals abound in lipsticks, fragrances, shampoos, and eye shadows being sold in the United States and beyond. Take one look at the Cosmetic Safety Database and you’ll see for yourself that we’re literally killing ourselves for the sake of beauty. For this […]

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{Eco-Tutorial} A Festive Fourth: Upcycled Decor

Newspaper Starbursts

With the Fourth of July creeping up this weekend you may be on the hunt for fun decorations that will set the mood for your patriotic soiree. But before you skip away to your local party store – try your hand at these simple upcycled crafts that you can make at home with things you […]

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{Eco-Tutorial} Simply Lovely: DIY Braided Headband

DIY Braided Headband: Supplies

Looking for an elegant way to fight frizz this summer? If your hair is anything like mine then you know that heat and humidity can equal only one thing: bushy out-of-control fly-aways. An easy solution is using a chic headband to hold all your fringe in place. But finding a hair accessory that’s cute, effective and […]

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{Eco-Tutorial} Sweet & Simple Mint Syrup Recipe

Mint from the Garden

  Memorial Day is this weekend – and there’s nothing as refreshing as a cool glass of lemonade laced with homemade mint syrup! And if you’re anything like me, you have plenty of this tasty herbal weed growing throughout your garden already. So gather a small harvest and pull out your favorite pitcher and some […]

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